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Meaning of word sham from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

sham   noun

Meaning : Something that is a counterfeit. Not what it seems to be.

Synonyms : fake, postiche

Meaning : A person who makes deceitful pretenses.

Synonyms : fake, faker, fraud, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, pseudo, role player, shammer

धर्म का आडम्बर खड़ा करके स्वार्थ साधनेवाला मनुष्य।

पाखंडी के चक्कर में फँसकर मोहिनी बहुत पछताई।
आडंबरी, आडम्बरी, ढकोसलेबाज़, ढोंगी, धर्मध्वज, ध्वजिक, पाखंडी, पाखण्डी, पाषंड, पाषंडी, पाषण्ड, पाषण्डी, बगला भगत, बगला-भगत, बगुला भगत, बगुला-भगत

वह साधु जो वास्तव में साधु न हो, केवल साधु बनने का ढोंग कर रहा हो।

आज-कल समाज में असाधुओं की कमी नहीं है।
असाधु, जोगड़ा, ढोंगी साधु, नक़ली साधु, पाखंडी साधु

sham   verb

Meaning : Make a pretence of.

Example : She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger.
He feigned sleep.

Synonyms : assume, feign, simulate

Meaning : Make believe with the intent to deceive.

Example : He feigned that he was ill.
He shammed a headache.

Synonyms : affect, dissemble, feign, pretend

sham   adjective

Meaning : Adopted in order to deceive.

Example : An assumed name.
An assumed cheerfulness.
A fictitious address.
Fictive sympathy.
A pretended interest.
A put-on childish voice.
Sham modesty.

Synonyms : assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on


Sham ka meaning, vilom shabd, paryayvachi aur samanarthi shabd in Hindi. Sham ka matlab kya hota hai?